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- Fisher Phillips. The 2020 Inside Counsel Conference
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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month was no exception.
A federal appeals court just ruled an employee for a cannabis business could bring a claim for federal wage and hour violations against his employer despite the fact that another federal law continues to criminalize the drug.
The suspense is over – the Department of Labor just this morning announced the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year.
The National Labor Relations Board took the latest step in the long-simmering debate over whether college teaching and research assistants could unionize when it released a proposed rule on Friday that would once again block such efforts.
Fisher Phillips was named among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Women” by Women Inc. Magazine. The list celebrates firms with a proven commitment to advancing women in the profession through female representation and leadership.
The California legislature today approved a controversial new law that will reshape the way businesses across the state classify workers.